This is the October 3, 2012 news archive. View today's Lakers rumors and news.
Dwight Howard no longer wants to be the center of attention -- he just wants to be the center for the Lakers. So far, Sam Amick reports Los Angeles' new superstar is fitting in just fine.
Share TweetEL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Had this been Lakers training camp circa 1990, the reaction to Wednesday's flopping news wouldn't have been so funny.Source: CNNSI.com
Lakers turn to Princeton offense behind NashUpdated Oct 3, 2012 Share TweetAlthough Steve Nash has a Ph.D. in the pick-and-roll, he's spending this month as a freshman in Princeton.Source: nba.com
Douglas-Roberts Added to Lakers CampUpdated Oct 3, 2012 Share TweetAt some point in the eve of the Lakers media day, Mitch Kupchak made another move to improve an already stacked roster. This time, he added veteran wingman Chris Douglas-Roberts to the list of training camp hopefuls. With Roberts, the Lakers now have 16…Source: purpleandgoldblog.com
Slur from Clippers' Barnes on police car videoUpdated Oct 3, 2012 Share TweetLos Angeles Lakers forward Matt Barnes has been released from jail after being arrested on suspicion of threatening a police officer who stopped him for a traffic warrant.Source: ESPN.comShare TweetThe Lakers began installing their version of the traditional Princeton offense on Tuesday, which will ultimately determine the success of this star-studded roster, declares Sam Amick.Source: CNNSI.com
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Sam Amick: Howard, Lakers all smiles in camp as attention zeroes in on tea…Oct 3EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Dwight Howard left his new team's practice facility Wednesday in much the same way he had in the three weeks before: off the court that sits beneath all those retired jerseys of Lakers legends, past the friendly staffer at the fron…
Sam Amick: Majority of Lakers in favor of the NBA's new anti-flopping poli…Oct 3EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Had this been Lakers training camp circa 1990, the reaction to Wednesday's flopping news wouldn't have been so funny.
Sam Amick: Lakers success will start with offenseOct 3EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- The doors opened on the much-anticipated first day of Lakers practice, and everything relevant and substantive about the most compelling team of this NBA season was right there to be seen.